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5 Themes of Geography (Rome, Italy)

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5 Themes of Geography:
Rome, Italy Some different kinds of examples
for location have absolute location
or relative location. Theme 1:
Location Some examples for place would most likely
include what it's like in the specific area
the subject it's on (like Fraser, Michigan), whats
unique in the specific area, some physical and
man made features, if the place is crowed, if
there are open spaces ect. Theme 2:
Place Absolute location The coordinates of Rome, Italy are: 41.9000 degrees North, 12.5000 degrees East. Rome, Italy is South of France and Southeast of the United States of America. Relative location There is no shortage of places to stay in Rome, but as you might expect, the closer you are to one of the big attractions the more you’re going to end up paying for your room. What is it like there? What are some unique physical features? There is a river that runs right through the beautiful city called the Tiber River. Also Rome is known to be built on seven hills. Physical Features: The man made features of Rome, Italy includes St. Peter's Cathedral, La Salca (well known restaurant), and last but not least the 5th man made wonder of the world started getting bult in the very first century and one majior pull factor for Rome, The Colosseum! Man made features Rome is crowed most of the year, epically from June to August which is the warmest time of the year (with an average high of 81 to 88 degrees Fahrenheit or 21 to 31 degrees Celsius) and the chance of rain is very low. Spring can also be a very busy time in Rome, not only because of the beautiful weather but also because of the Lenten season (or Easter). Christmas in Rome is typically less busy but still pulls in a lot of visitors. Although it is pretty cool (with an average of 35 to 62 degrees Fahrenheit or 1 to 16 degrees Celsius) the atmosphere is festive all thanks to Christmas markets and churches and other places that host many kinds of performances. November and February are the least visited places with November being overly rainy with an average participation of 5 inches and February the coldest month of the year. When is it crowed? There are many open spaces in Italy but the top 10 visted include, Piazza Farnese, Villa Torlonia, Santa Costanza, Villa Borghese, Cloister of Sant'Andrea delle Fratte, Courtyard of Sant'Ivo alla Sapienza, Gardens of Palazzo Barberini, Villa Celimontana and Parco del Celio on the Celio Hill, Piazza del Campidoglio (mostly visted at night) and, The Orange Garden on the Aventine Hill. Are there any open spaces? In Rome the weather just like any other place varies depending on the month. On average, July is the warmest month, January is the coldest month, November is the wettest month, and July is also the driest month. Below is 2 different videos corresponding the perspiration and temperature. What is the climate like? There are three main languages spoken in Rome which include English, French, Italian and anything else that tourists speak. What language is spoken? Some examples of region would include physical or human characteristics in common with other places. Region Italy has Rome. Latin America has Buenos Aires, Argentina, as a city of Italian immigrants and of world import. The United States has New York City. What are some characteristics that Rome has in common with other places? Some examples of movement includes how people, goods, and other things move from one place to another. Movement How do people move? Cars are rarely used, people usually ride
buses or trains for long distance trips,
otherwise people will walk, ride a bike,
or ride a scooter. Most people grow their own garden for their crops, and there are very few stores which are only used if a family needs something that they don't make. Usually only visitors eat at the restaurants. How do goods get from place to place? click a
video to
watch Some examples for Human-Environment Interaction include how a place will change or how people will adapt to a place. Human-Environment Interaction People will adapt to the environment in Rome by practicing new types of farming for different circumstances, and also like any one else they will put on warm clothes in the winter and cool clothes in the summer or spring. Below is a picture of what people in Italy would were in the fall or winter. How do people adapt to Rome? Italy was involved in the second punic war, so to keep safe Italy built a place were the soldiers could stay. How did Rome get modified? Some recent natrual disasters in Rome are:
September 23: avalanche, August 23: heat wave, July 24: severe storms and floods. What are some environmental affects (Natural disasters)?
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